- West looks away as Syria’s Idlib heads for disaster 7 Jun 2019
The gods of war have created the most complex and seemingly intractable situation in Idlib province, one of the last areas of Syria not under President Bashar Assad’s control. After eight years of conflict the remaining al-Qaeda fighters have been squeezed into an area about the size [Read More]
- D-Day 75 6 Jun 2019
As I write this, the road outside my office is jammed with protestors carrying placards saying things like #dumpTrump, while the President of our most important ally continues his controversial state visit. Whatever you think about its current President, 75 years ago this week the [Read More]
- Valuing our values 29 May 2019
As the Conservative party leadership contest gets underway it’s important to remember some clear facts about our current political situation and why this leadership election really matters. For the first time in any of our lives, the main opposition party is led by a Marxist [Read More]
Pleased to be there witg @RichardBenyonMP and other colleagues Anne Main and Glynn Davies talking about @StarbucksUK especially their plans to reduce single use coffee cups (eliminate hopefully!). Sorry to bang on but all can do more to use less. https://t.co/54s0AuD3Fg
Meeting of All Party Group on Prevention of Plastic Waste with Lauren and Jaz from @StarbucksUK hearing of all they and others are doing to reduce and eliminate plastic use
NFU President @Minette_Batters opens #NFUCouncil by highlighting our ambition to reach net zero by 2040 with smart, innovative farming practice but with no decline in production or net farm income #TuesdayMotivation #TuesdayThoughts
Richard Benyon was re-elected as the Member of Parliament for Newbury on 8 June 2017, with a majority of 24,380. Richard won 61.5 per cent of the vote share.
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